Fougere Family History

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Fougere Name Meaning

French (Fougère): topographic name for someone who lived in a place densely grown with ferns, from Old French foug(i)ere ‘fern’, ‘bracken’ (from Late Latin filicaria).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Fugere, Lougee, Fowers, Gougeon, Longpre, Oubre, Fonger, Eugene

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Fougere Family Origin

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Fougere Family Occupations

What did your Fougere ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Fougere family was Farmer. Fisherman, Seaman and Seamen were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fougere. The most common Fougere occupation in Canada was Fisherman. 28% of Fougere's were Fishermans.

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  • Fisherman

  • Seaman

  • Seamen

  • Farmer


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Fougere Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Fougere. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fougere census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Fougere. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 353 military records available for the last name Fougere. For the veterans among your Fougere ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fougere Life Expectancy

What is the average Fougere lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Fougere life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Fougere in 1963 was 74, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fougere

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fougere ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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